Spotlight Quotes


Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.

I don't really live my life in the media spotlight. People don't know that much really about me or what I think.

Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.

In my circle of friends I've always been loud and funny and talkative. But as soon as I step out of that circle I get very quiet and introspective. I don't want the spotlight on me.

I liked being in the spotlight.

So few people are truly themselves when they're in the spotlight.

The only difference is now more young black men are in the spotlight.

I know I'll be under a spotlight I know I'll be under the microscope.

I ran spotlight. Swept up. Did box office. Ran the lighting board. But acting was the most fun.

I think [the spotlight] is a lonely place to be. Everybodys wanting something from you pulling at you.

The spotlight will always be on me but it's something I'm learning to live with as the years go by.

I don't think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight because when you win it commands attention.

I'm facing upstage with my back to the audience and the spotlight comes up on my back as I start singing.

The majority of people perform well in a crisis and when the spotlight is on them; it's on the Sunday afternoons of this life when nobody is looking that the spirit falters.

The world awaits Beijing's hosting of the 2008 Olympics an occasion which will bring into the global spotlight the dramatic advances China is making in enhancing the quality of life for its people.

Such Excessive Preoccupation With The Faults Of Others Only Manages To Bring The Spotlight To Shine Bright On Whatever It Is You May Have Hiding Behind All Your Self Perceived Glory.

One thing modeling taught me is that the spotlight can change everything.

Anybody in the spotlight can get lost in that if they are not careful.

The lifestyle I lead as a footballer means I am always in the spotlight.

Remember this: classics never make a comeback. They wait for that perfect moment to take the spotlight from overdone tired trends.

There comes a time when even icons if they choose to do so should be allowed to enjoy life out of the spotlight.

There is a time and place for being in the limelight. As far as being away from the spotlight well a certain air of exclusivity is always good.

I love the simple poetry of theater where you can stand in a spotlight on a stage and wrap a coat around you and say 'It was 1860 and it was winter...'

I don't really like the spotlight.

You could be your own spotlight!

Stay out of the spotlight. It fades your suit.

I have arrived and the spotlight is on me honey!

Stay true in the dark and humble in the spotlight.

I'm not living my life under the spotlight for anybody.

I've made my peace with being in the spotlight definitely.

Al Sharpton chases the spotlight the way Obama chases golf balls

What I do for a living puts me in the spotlight.

I wasn't naked I was completely covered by a blue spotlight.

I kinda threw the spotlight away from me for a little while.

The cosmic spotlight isn't pointed at you; it radiates from within you.

I grew up craving the spotlight and once it happened I immediately recoiled.

Hip-hop is making a lot of noise. It should get some more spotlight.

Ego is to the true self what a flashlight is to a spotlight.

I have taken a break from the media spotlight for the past few years.

The first time I went out under the spotlight I was proper freaked out.

When you care about other people it takes the spotlight off your own drama.

Unfortunately if you don't want to be in the spotlight get out of it.

As people get older and fall out of the spotlight people's memory of them changes.

There's a lot of instant spotlight and pressure when it comes to a Bond song.

If a dishonest creep wants to tap dance give them the spotlight and a mirror.

A famous love story is hard to maintain when you both live in the spotlight.

I always had the sense of being in the spotlight being on stage being looked at.

The economists who have put the spotlight on teacher quality are the ones who most misunderstand it.

My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do get somewhere.

After thirty years of being 'the camel lady ' believe me: One becomes inured to the spotlight.

What happens when your dream comes true - when the spotlight is on and then it moves away?

Any additional spotlight you can put onto an opening of a film is a great thing to get.

For better or worse when you're running for mayor there's a little bit of a spotlight on you.

Even when it's midnight people are watching you. It's difficult to be in the spotlight all the time.

The red-carpet spotlight is a little bit more nerve-racking when you haven't been doing it all the time.

[Hillary Clinton] really wants to be president. She wanted to be president in '08. She's hardly left the spotlight.

At least we got to see the worst haircut since 1984 try to steal the spotlight from lovely Taylor Swift.

I just don't like politics. My rule is if I can put a spotlight on something I'll do that.

I know from growing up in the spotlight as it were that the most important thing is your family.

I've been a spy for almost all of my adult life - I don't like being in the spotlight.

It's the best feeling in the world . The game's on the line and you're the guy in the spotlight.

I do have a couple of pets but I am determined to keep them out of the media spotlight.

I'm just not one of those naturally funny relaxed actors who enjoy the spotlight and are so good at it.

When pressure's on and when the spotlight's on I feel like it ultimately ends up becoming some of my better moments.

If the media spotlight affects my work or represses what I want to say in the future then it is bad.

When you're in the spotlight people want to dissect you and then put you back together the way they want you.

Out of all artists authors are the least trained for the spotlight. Wanting attention isn't a requisite part of the package.

Me with nothing left to lose plotting my big revenge in the spotlight. Give me violent revenge fantasies as a coping mechanism.

I don't want to be in the spotlight so bad that I'm going to sell my soul or sell my creativity short.

But I think if you're in the spotlight people are going to say bad things and that's just the way it is.

I get scared of a lot of attention. I get scared of the spotlight. And I'm not talking about on the basketball court.

It is your duty to examine the conduct of public figures and to place them in the spotlight - that is your duty.

At first you can stand the spotlight in your eyes. Then it blinds you. Others can see you but you cannot see them.

How little the public realizes what a girl must go through before she finally appears before the spotlight that is thrown upon the stage.

When I was younger I actually wanted to be in the spotlight. To have people want me want to have a piece of me.

I think it's my job to make any question interesting by coming up with a jazzy answer otherwise I hardly deserve the spotlight right?

Our society wants things to grow and our society wants things to become bigger and bigger. Everything has to be put under the spotlight.

Politics only makes the difficult challenge of marriage even harder with the demands of the job and the public spotlight it casts on a union.

If writers possess a common temperament it's that they tend to be shy egomaniacs; publicity is the spotlight they suffer for the recognition they crave.

I don't live in the spotlight and I don't live my life in front of the paparazzi. I live very comfortably and quietly as possible.

Dempsey himself said you only spend so much time in the spotlight before they change the bulb. He had a very clever way with words.

Whoever we love she or he is always under the bright spotlight on our stage and anything else is just a decor under the dimness!

Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of those odd moth-like creatures who seem to combine extreme discomfort with the spotlight with an unstoppable compulsion to leap into it.

Everyone for the most part is really nice. There have always been jokes but that's part of being in the spotlight. You can't make everyone completely happy.

It's amazing to impact people's lives - it's a cool thing to have the spotlight and be able to reassure people to say "It's OK to be you.

The table was her stage. The mobile phone was the microphone. And the new moon was the spotlight. That kind of magic only Nana could make it happen.

I think there absolutely are so many lessons that can be learned from sports and so many different positive things that don't necessarily get the spotlight and the attention.

They were all dressed in their finest as though life really were some magical stage play in which every moment ought to be illuminated with its own bright spotlight.

Some people love being onstage and really open up and I'm sort of the opposite of that. I don't crave the spotlight. I'm still not comfortable even talking onstage.

When I played I never needed the spotlight nor did I want it. I simply wanted to play baseball and be respected by my teammates and the opposing players.

In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency even though the ultimate objective is clear.

It is not the office of art to spotlight alternatives but to resist by its form alone the course of the world which permanently puts a pistol to men's heads.

I don't want to be at a point where I'm trying to steal the spotlight from the team or anyone else or make it seem like it's just about me.

When you have a celebrity who is willing to shine his personal spotlight on the non-profit and can also speak articulately about the mission that's really the best of both worlds.

Normally if I'm being acknowledged it is for something in front of the camera. This puts the spotlight on the fact that there are opportunities other than just being an actor.

For benefits by their very greatness spotlight the difference in conditions and arouse a secret annoyance in those who profit from them. But the charm of simple good manners is almost irresistible.

We're all given a window of opportunity I think all artists are of any genre. A window when you're truly relevant the spotlight's on you and people are watching what you do.

You know when everyone's watching your mom and dad your friends in high school who thought they were better than you. You get your chance to get in the spotlight and shine.

I feel that the real drama of life is never center stage it's always in the wings. It's never with the spotlight on it's usually something that you don't expect at all.

Out there in the spotlight you're a million miles away and every ounce of energy you try to give away as the sweat pours out your body like the music that you play.

If you had a large vase with a big crack down the middle of it a Japanese art museum would put the vase on a pedestal and shine a spotlight on the crack!

You'd think I'd have been happiest in my life playing music in front of 50 000 people at Gillette Stadium. But let me tell you it's an odd feeling to feel alone in the spotlight.

In no relationship at the top of any walk of life is it always easy least of all in politics which matters so much and which is conducted in such a piercing spotlight.

I think that happens to a lot of people who find themselves thrust into the spotlight and becoming famous before they recognize what's happening to them. Life becomes a little distorted for them.

We are able to speak for ourselves through our music rather than being defined and put into the spotlight in a very male kind of groomed way for an obviously predominantly male audience.

Because I'm so much in the spotlight people lose sight of why I'm in the industry. In fact I'm doing all this because I love to act. I love to perform to sing.

Anything you do to overcome or prevent causes a spotlight on the every thing you are wanting to overcome and prevent. You cannot take enough action to compensate for the Energy that you're flowing.

Nothing against Nicki Minaj - I think she's a dope lyricist and her body is perfect along with a dope personality. But I'm more into a woman who's not so much into the spotlight.

The reason so many of us are obsessed with becoming stars is because we are not yet starring in our own lives. The cosmic spotlight isn't pointed at you it radiates from within you

As a performer much of my life has been spent in the spotlight. I know how important appearance can be to teens especially the impact it can have on the way you feel about yourself.

I have a full life off the road. I was never in it just for the money or the career. That's why I'm comfortable with myself. I know who I am out of the spotlight.